Technology

Technology - Exclusives

LyondellBasell To Build HDPE Plant On US Gulf Coast

LyondellBasell's new HDPE plant on Gulf Coast to feature its new 'hyperzone' PE technology.

2016/08/03

Subsea Change: Processing Industry Finds Itself In Transition

The subsea processing industry is at a pivotal point as it transitions from mostly niche, one-off projects to mainstream field developments, where its value is now largely accepted.

2016/07/29

The Power Of Small: Combining Fast GC With HPMS Makes A Difference In The Field

Combining Fast GC With High-Pressure Mass Spectrometry For More Efficient Monitoring Of Hydrocarbon Process Streams

2016/07/25

Gas Plant Customization: What’s The Difference?

Gas plant engineers offer take on profitability of standardized vs. customized designs.

2016/05/31

Technology - Automation

Digital Optimization Makes Midstream Management More Efficient

The midstream market is an expensive endeavor, but by aligning finance departments, companies can effectively manage cash, cost and risk.

2016/07/12

Gas Plant Customization: What’s The Difference?

Gas plant engineers offer take on profitability of standardized vs. customized designs.

2016/05/31

Companies That ‘Weave Technology Into Operations’ Boost Profit Margins

Interlacing specialized software through operations cuts down on inefficiencies and helps companies prevent profits from slipping through the cracks, technology expert says.

2015/04/23

Technology - Compression

Subsea Change: Processing Industry Finds Itself In Transition

The subsea processing industry is at a pivotal point as it transitions from mostly niche, one-off projects to mainstream field developments, where its value is now largely accepted.

2016/07/29

J-W Energy Exits Upstream, Midstream To Focus On Compression Services

The Dallas company sold substantially all of its assets, which included about 95,000 net acres and 380 miles of associated gathering and processing infrastructure in North Louisiana and North Texas, to Aethon United for an undisclosed amount.

2016/07/21

Preparing For EPA’s New Methane Regulations

EPA’s new emissions rule requires midstream operators to be prepared by Aug. 2, legal experts warn.

2016/06/13

Rosenstein Appointed As Exterran's Vice President Of Investor Relations

Gregory A. Rosenstein has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry, including 14 years at Superior Energy Services, where his responsibilities included investor relations and corporate planning.

2016/03/15

Technology - Corrosion

Gas Price Spikes In LA Tied To Aliso Canyon Troubles

Southern California gas prices this summer have careened wildly as a result of restrictions on Aliso Canyon storage facility, EIA said.

2016/09/23

PHMSA’s Proposed Rules: Welcome Regulatory Certainty Or Just Unwelcome?

API, INGAA unhappy with expanded reach of PHMSA’s natural gas pipeline proposed regulations.

2016/07/26

Underground Gas Storage Wells: The Front-Line For Integrity Management

Real-time data evaluation critical to integrity management of underground natural gas storage.

2016/07/22

Plains Must Purge Crude From Line 903 Pipeline

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said surveys reveal Line 903 has similar corrosion characteristics as Line 901, which ruptured and spilled crude along Santa Barbara County, Calif., coast, Reuters said.

2015/11/13

Technology - Leak Detection

Gas Price Spikes In LA Tied To Aliso Canyon Troubles

Southern California gas prices this summer have careened wildly as a result of restrictions on Aliso Canyon storage facility, EIA said.

2016/09/23

Colonial Pipeline: About 6,000 Barrels Of Gasoline Leaked In Alabama

Colonial Pipeline Co. said on Sept. 14 that a leak in one of its refined products lines spilled about 6,000 barrels of gasoline in Shelby County, Ala.

2016/09/14

January Gas Leak At Norway's Kaarstoe Plant Could Have Caused Fatalities

Statoil, which provides technical service at Kaarstoe, said its own investigation also showed that this was a serious incident, Reuters reported.

2016/08/25

Drones Are Commercial, But Just Barely

New government regulations help but still tie down the midstream’s potential uses of drones.

2016/08/16

Technology - New Equipment

US LNG Exports Might Not Be In For Smooth Sailing

The difference between U.K. NBP/Dutch TTF price at $4.60 and U.S. export price of $3.55 less fees and costs does not leave a fixed-cost contribution margin.

2016/09/30

Delays Choke Needed Pipeline Takeaway From Northeast

Natural gas growth will be stymied by projects in limbo, S&P analysts said.

2016/09/28

Midstream Texas: Calls For Vigilance On Cost Control

Midstream Texas panel cites need to mimic upstream sector’s success in innovation and project efficiency.

2016/09/28

Santos To Cut Production At New LNG Plant

Australian LNG producer cuts capacity at Gladstone to try and stay competitive.
 

2016/09/06

Technology - SCADA

Combating Security Threats Via The Digital Oil Field

New technologies are increasing the industry’s situational awareness of cybersecurity threats, experts tell the crowd at DUG Permian Basin.

2016/06/15

Jaggi, LeBlanc Join EnLink’s Senior Leadership Team

Cynthia Jaggi was promoted to senior vice president of engineering and operations services, and Michael LeBlanc was promoted to senior vice president of liquids business unit operations.

2016/01/12

Pantera Energy Implements Modern SCADA System

New system provides real-time remote data acquisition, monitoring, and control of assets in the field. Wells can be operated at higher efficiencies by analyzing site-specific, day-to-day processes. Offsite adjustments available. 

2015/11/12

Redline Communications Unveils Super High-Speed Wireless System for Industrial SCADA

RTG Connect systems availability will begin in November 2013.

2013/11/06